Interviews

  • KRS-One Discusses Where To Find Real Hip-Hop, The Dangers Of Technology & More

    KRS-One sits down with DJ Tony Touch after performing at the Fresh Island Festival in Croatia. Kris discusses their history together, the role of new music in his career, the dangers of technology, where to find real Hip-Hop and more.

  • Power Discusses Founding Wu-Wear & Breaks Down The Mathematics

    Power, Wu-Tang Clan's manager and founder of Wu-Wear, discusses the origins of the iconic clothing brand.

  • Video Music Box Puts Shark Tank's Daymond John On The Hot Seat For FUBU

    Daymond John is put on the hot seat as he makes his pitch for FUBU.

    March 5, 2019

    FUBU is making its return to the marketplace. Founded in 1992 by Daymond John, J. Alexander Martin, Keith Perrin, and Carlton Brown as a hat company based out of Hollis, Queens, New York, FUBU (an acronym for ...

  • Bill Duke Discusses Menace II Society & Working With Dre, Snoop & Lauryn Hill

    Bill Duke explains what drew him to Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg for the title track for his Deep Cover film and the parallels regarding police brutality in the 1990s and now. The actor, director and producer also talks about his famous line from Menace II Society and what makes the Hughes Brothers film ...

  • Atmosphere's Slug Discusses Fatherhood, Conscious Rap, Mortality & More

    Atmosphere's Slug sits down for an in-depth conversation about their new album, Mi Vida Local. He talks about fatherhood, making conscious Rap, aging in Hip-Hop, coping with mortality, the importance of indoor agriculture and much more.

  • Wyclef Jean Discusses The Carnival III & Why He's Still Relevant

    Wyclef Jean speaks in-depth about his album, the Carnival III. He explains the installment seeks to bridge 1997 and 2017. Throughout the interview, the co-founder of The Fugees mentions his daughter, and how he’s perceived by younger generations. Asked about his secret to relevance, ‘Clef says, “...

  • Big K.R.I.T.: Where It All Began

    Big K.R.I.T. recalls his earliest music experiences and influences. His inspirations range from Twista to Scarface to Tupac and more. He also shared his earliest experiences rapping, which started when he was 10 years old. This is the story of Where It All Began in Hip-Hop for Big K.R.I.T.

  • Leslie "Big Lez'"Segar on BET Rap City History & Working on Vh1's The Breaks'

    Leslie "Big Lez" Segar talks to Unique Access about her work on the Vh1 show, The Breaks. The dancer & radio host also speaks with Soren Baker about documentaries she's worked on, including one on BET's Rap City and one about Women In Radio.

  • Ras Kass Reflects In-Depth On The 20th Anniversary Of Soul On Ice

    For the 20th anniversary of his debut album, Soul On Ice, Ras Kass gave one of his most comprehensive interviews ever about the project. He spoke for nearly an hour, going in-depth about the meaning behind several tracks, and the earliest days of his career, generally.

  • Stic Man (from Dead Prez): Where It All Began

    Stic Man from Dead Prez is well-established as one of Hip-Hop's greatest revolutionaries. But, did you know that his first rap ever got him kicked out of school and nearly caused a riot? Get to know Stic Man like you never have before, in his own words. This is the story of Where It All Began ...

  • Reason Describes His Journey From Hungry MC To TDE's Next Top Dawg

    In the Summer of 2018, the dominant Hip-Hop label of the 2010s announced that it had added a new MC to its tight-knit family. Carson, California’s Reason signed to Top Dawg Entertainment. The imprint with five #1 releases, including this year’s Black Panther soundtrack held no press conferences n...

  • Evidence Explains How Weather Or Not Is A Personal & Therapeutic Album

    In early 2018, Evidence released his fourth solo project, Weather Or Not. Featuring Styles P, Alchemist, Rapsody, and his Dilated Peoples cohorts Rakaa and DJ Babu (among others), the Rhymesayers release closes out a nearly 11-year-old album series from Mr. Slow Flow.

    On a Midtown Manhattan ho...

  • Making The Music

    1 season

    Whether it’s an album, a book, or tour or otherwise, this is the place to get the scoop on specific projects from artists, producers and executives.